Events scheduled for Monday July 28 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, August 18 (before 5 p.m.)
MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS
August 2--Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition Preview Party. This sneak preview features live music and entertainment by Rochester Brass and Electric, the Jonathan Feldman Trio, Duo Nova, and the Rochester Opera Factory. Learn which artists were selected for nine merit awards and then cast a vote for the Harris Popular Vote Award. Reservations required; refreshments served. Patron's preview 6 to 8 p.m., all others 8 to 11 p.m. For information, call 473-7720, ext. 3510.
August 3--Free Admission Day. Bring a friend to the opening day of the 59th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. Admission and tour underwritten by the Gallery Council. Open to the public, noon to 5 p.m.; tours 1, 2, and 3 p.m.
August 7--What's Up. Lisa Smith, an art history major and studio art minor at Nazareth College, speaks on Two Musicians (1630-35) by Italian master Bernardo Strozzi. Free with admission. 5:30 p.m.
Summer Smorgasbord Lectures--Fee required, Auditorium, 10:30 a.m. to noon.
July 30--Sophisticated Ladies: Women Artists at the Court of Marie Antionette. Lucy Durkin examines late 18th-century portraits by Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun and Adelaide Labille-Guiard, history paintings by Angelica Kaufmann, and still lifes by Anne Vallayer-Coster.
August 6--The Height of Elegance: Thomas Gainsborough. Sue Nurse showcases Gainsborough's lively and sophisticated portraits, which were the standard of elegance in late 18th-century Britain. The artist is the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS
At Memorial Art Gallery
Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. July 31, August 7, 14, 6:30 p.m.
August 1 through October 26--All Around the Town: Artists' New York City. Primarily works on paper, this exhibition highlights works depicting life in New York City during the 19th and 20th centuries. Included are works by Louis Lozowick, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, and John Marin.
August 3 through October 5--59th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. This juried show features 40 works by 31 artists selected from a field of 806 submissions.
Through August 15--Print Club of Rochester. This juried show features more than 40 recent works by club members, including woodcuts, linocuts, intaglio prints, lithographs, and prints created using nontoxic methods.
Through 2003--New Acquisitions for a New Millennium. Showcases 21 masterworks acquired during the last four years, including the Inner Coffin of Pa-debehu-Aset, an Egyptian official of the fourth century B.C.E.
At Rush Rhees Library
Through August 26--Paintings by William Bond Walker. This exhibition of paintings includes abstractions done chiefly in acrylic on paper or board and show Walker's concern with color and geometry. Art and Music Library. Free and open to the public.
Through September 30--Writings of Consequence: The Art of John A. Williams. This exhibition displays prime documents from John Williams, author of The Man Who Cried I Am, including correspondence, manuscript notes and drafts, memorabilia, and photographs. Rare Books and Special Collections Library. Free and open to the public.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
CPR Classes--Classes are offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER). Registration fee required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666.
July 29--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 5 to 9 p.m.
August 1--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
August 7--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 1 to 5 p.m.
Highland Hospital Family Classes--Call 473-2229 to register.
August 6, 16--Breastfeeding. Expectant parents learn the basics of breastfeeding in this class taught by certified lactation consultants. Fathers welcome. Class covers getting off to a good start during the hospital stay, managing common concerns of the first few weeks, planning for a return to work or school, choosing a pump and other supplies, and support group information. Fee: $35/couple. Registration required. August 6: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; August 16: 1 to 4 p.m.
August 11, 18, 25--Infant Care and Safety. Expectant parents learn the basics of preparing the home and family for a new baby. Classes cover newborn care, feeding, keeping baby healthy, and dealing with illness and injury. Fee: $50/couple. Registration required. 7 to 9 p.m.
August 16--Childbirth Refresher. This three-hour "express" class is for expectant parents who have attended childbirth classes within the past five years. The course reviews the labor and birth process, hospital stay, special situations such as Cesarean birth, breathing and relaxation techniques, and how to prepare brothers and sisters for the new arrival. Fee: $35/couple. Registration required. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Eastman School of Music--24-hour Music Line x4-1100, www.rochester.edu/Eastman. Events are free unless otherwise noted.
July 29--Eastman Summer Sing. Vaughan Williams, A Sea Symphony. William Weinert, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.
August 1--Eastman Children's Choir Camp Concert. Laurie Jenschke, director. Main Hall, noon.
August 7--Middle School Instrumental Jazz Concert. Howard Potter, director. Kilbourn Hall, 11 a.m.
August 7--"Lullaby of Broadway at Eastman" Student Concert. Cecile Saine and Julia Izzo, directors. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition and Festival
July 28--Piano Festival Guest Recital. Fiana Lushtal, guest. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.
July 29--Piano Competition: Preliminaries I. Kilbourn Hall, 1 p.m.
July 30--Piano Competition: Preliminaries I. Kilbourn Hall, 1 p.m.
July 31--Piano Competition: Preliminaries II. Kilbourn Hall, 1 p.m.
August 1--Piano Competition: Preliminaries II. Kilbourn Hall, 1 p.m.
August 2--Piano Competition: Finals. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.
August 3--Piano Festival Guest Recital. Duane Hulbert, guest. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.
August 4--"Competition Laureates" Concert. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.
August 5--"Competition Laureates" Concert. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.
August 6--Piano Competition Winners' Concert. Tickets required. Eastman Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321; www.rochester.edu/chapel/services.html
Roman Catholic Mass
August 3, 10, 17, River Level, 10:30 a.m.
William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration--x5-3439 or www.simon. rochester.edu
August 5--Part-time and Executive MBA Programs Information Reception. Registration required. Schlegel Hall, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Discounts for activities are available to all University staff and faculty. Specific discounts also are extended to students (call for details). All tickets are available at the hospital Cashier's Office and the Customer Service Center in the Susan B. Anthony Hall on the River Campus. The Eastman School of Music carries movie theater tickets only. For more information, check the University Activity Connection flyer or call x5-7942. The current discount list can be accessed at www.rochester.edu/working/services/auxops/ActivitiesProg1.htm.
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